missing person

Nanaimo RCMP seek assistance in finding Shadoe Lake, 29, who is known to travel between Oceanside and Nanaimo. (Submitted photo)

UPDATE: Man living ‘transient high-risk lifestyle’ in Nanaimo, Oceanside found safe

Shadoe Lake, 29, known to frequent homeless shelters in the mid Island

Nanaimo RCMP seek assistance in finding Shadoe Lake, 29, who is known to travel between Oceanside and Nanaimo. (Submitted photo)
A 34-year-old from Nanaimo has not been in contact with his family since May 21. (Photo submitted)
A 34-year-old from Nanaimo has not been in contact with his family since May 21. (Photo submitted)
Wildfire in Lytton, B.C., seen on June 30, 2021. (@guyatsfu/Twitter)

Cause of growing Lytton fire under investigation, Horgan commits to rebuild

Roughly 29,000 lightning strikes in past 24 hours

Wildfire in Lytton, B.C., seen on June 30, 2021. (@guyatsfu/Twitter)
Missing person Cameron Blake Beaven. (Submitted)

RCMP looking for missing Cowichan Valley man

Cameron Blake Beaven was last seen on June 11

Missing person Cameron Blake Beaven. (Submitted)
Nanaimo RCMP seek assistance in locating Jiles Bennett, 44, not seen since June 24. (Submitted photo)
Nanaimo RCMP seek assistance in locating Jiles Bennett, 44, not seen since June 24. (Submitted photo)
Patrick O’Brien, a 75-year-old fisherman, went missing near Port Angeles Thursday evening. (Courtesy of U.S. Coast Guard)

Search for lost fisherman near Victoria suspended, U.S. Coast Guard says

The 75-year-old man was reported missing Thursday evening

Patrick O’Brien, a 75-year-old fisherman, went missing near Port Angeles Thursday evening. (Courtesy of U.S. Coast Guard)
Nanaimo RCMP hope the public can help locate a 39-year-old man who has not contacted his family since February and has not been seen by Nanaimo RCMP since May 8. (Photo submitted)

Family concerned for safety and well-being of missing man in Nanaimo

Jordan Dyer, 39, was last seen by Nanaimo RCMP in early May

Nanaimo RCMP hope the public can help locate a 39-year-old man who has not contacted his family since February and has not been seen by Nanaimo RCMP since May 8. (Photo submitted)
Nanaimo RCMP are asking for the public’s help locating a 27-year-old woman who has been reported missing. (Photo submitted)

RCMP ask for help locating woman who hasn’t been in contact with family

Amy Watts, 27, was reported missing Thursday, May 27

Nanaimo RCMP are asking for the public’s help locating a 27-year-old woman who has been reported missing. (Photo submitted)
Dawn and Eldon Scott at their residence in Vanderhoof, B.C. (Aman Parhar/Omineca Express)

‘What the hell happened?’ Asks mother of missing B.C. woman Madison Scott

The 20-year-old’s mom last saw her 10 years ago, she was packing to spend the night camping

Dawn and Eldon Scott at their residence in Vanderhoof, B.C. (Aman Parhar/Omineca Express)
A portion of Regency Manor property on Rosehill Street was behind police barricades Thursday, May 27, as RCMP forensics teams searched an apartment as part of a missing person investigation in Nanaimo. (Chris Bush/News Bulletin)

Nanaimo RCMP investigating locations where missing person may have met with foul play

Police probing sites for evidence at Diver Lake Park and Rosehill Street apartment building

A portion of Regency Manor property on Rosehill Street was behind police barricades Thursday, May 27, as RCMP forensics teams searched an apartment as part of a missing person investigation in Nanaimo. (Chris Bush/News Bulletin)
Nanaimo RCMP asked the public for help finding a 60-year-old who had been missing since May 9. He has since been found. (Photo submitted)

UPDATE: Nanaimo man located after he had been missing more than a week

Police had expressed concern, noting 60-year-old requires daily medication

Nanaimo RCMP asked the public for help finding a 60-year-old who had been missing since May 9. He has since been found. (Photo submitted)
Nathan Zuk had left his mother’s residence in Whaletown on Cortes Island in mid-December 2020 in a 14’ skiff rowboat and headed to an unknown location near the Pryce Channel, Deer passage, or Toba Inlet. Photo courtesy RCMP

RCMP need help finding man who set off from Cortes Island in 14-foot rowboat

Nathan Zuk left in December, may have been last seen in Toba Inlet approximately three weeks ago

Nathan Zuk had left his mother’s residence in Whaletown on Cortes Island in mid-December 2020 in a 14’ skiff rowboat and headed to an unknown location near the Pryce Channel, Deer passage, or Toba Inlet. Photo courtesy RCMP
Nanaimo RCMP are asking for the public’s help to locate a 30-year-old who has not been seen since Sunday, May 9. (Photo submitted)

UPDATE: Woman new to the area who was missing has been found safe

Investigators hadn’t been able to find 30-year-old and were concerned for her safety

Nanaimo RCMP are asking for the public’s help to locate a 30-year-old who has not been seen since Sunday, May 9. (Photo submitted)
Nanaimo RCMP were asking for help locating a missing 32-year-old woman who has since been located and is safe. (Photo submitted)

UPDATE: Nanaimo woman who left home in agitated state found safe

32-year-old woman left her home in the Maxey Road area May 13 without taking any belongings

Nanaimo RCMP were asking for help locating a missing 32-year-old woman who has since been located and is safe. (Photo submitted)
Nanaimo RCMP were looking for a 57-year-old woman who missed a work appointment and has not been seen since May 3. She has since been found safe and sound, say police. (Photo submitted)

UPDATE: Nanaimo woman who hadn’t been seen in a week has been found safe

57-year-old has been away from the boat where she resides on Stewart Avenue

Nanaimo RCMP were looking for a 57-year-old woman who missed a work appointment and has not been seen since May 3. She has since been found safe and sound, say police. (Photo submitted)
Sean Hart, 34, unexpectedly left the Seven Oaks Tertiary Mental Health Facility in Saanich on Nov. 6, 2020 and has now been missing for six months. (Photo courtesy Penny Hart)

Mom still hopeful for Island man who left care six months ago, hasn’t been seen since

Support from community, police keeps search alive for Sean Hart six months after his disappearance

Sean Hart, 34, unexpectedly left the Seven Oaks Tertiary Mental Health Facility in Saanich on Nov. 6, 2020 and has now been missing for six months. (Photo courtesy Penny Hart)
Nanaimo RCMP had been seeking help finding a 50-year-old woman who hadn’t been seen for two days. She has since been found safe. (Submitted photo)

UPDATE: Nanaimo RCMP report that woman who had been missing has been found

50-year-old located and is ‘safe and sound,’ say police

Nanaimo RCMP had been seeking help finding a 50-year-old woman who hadn’t been seen for two days. She has since been found safe. (Submitted photo)
A 56-year-old man was reported missing Sunday, May 2, and his family was concerned about his well-being, but he has now been located. (Photo submitted)

UPDATE: Nanaimo man located, now at hospital receiving care

Nanaimo RCMP had asked for public’s help in finding 56-year-old

A 56-year-old man was reported missing Sunday, May 2, and his family was concerned about his well-being, but he has now been located. (Photo submitted)
Nanaimo RCMP are looking for a 20-year-old whose family is extremely worried for his safety and well-being after he went missing April 21. (Photo submitted)

UPDATE: Police say Nanaimo man, who left home in ‘emotional state,’ has been found

20-year-old’s family was extremely worried for his safety and well-being, say RCMP

Nanaimo RCMP are looking for a 20-year-old whose family is extremely worried for his safety and well-being after he went missing April 21. (Photo submitted)
Nanaimo RCMP hope the public can help them find a 16-year-old who has been missing since Sunday. (Photo submitted)

UPDATE: 16-year-old Nanaimo boy located safe

Teen had been reported missing last week and it was thought he may have left town

Nanaimo RCMP hope the public can help them find a 16-year-old who has been missing since Sunday. (Photo submitted)